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Honour - Martinique 1794


Date - 05/22-march
Type - Combined Operations
Conflict - French Revolutionary War; 1793-1802

 
Description The action took place in the Caribbean.

An invasion force of 7,000 was sent to capture the French held island of Martinique. As the island was held by only 700, the island's capture was easier than initially thought.

The force continued on to occupy St. Lucia and Guadeloupe.

 

 
 
HM Ships
Asia  Assurance  Avenger  Beaulieu  Blonde 
Boyne  Dromedary  Experiment  Irresistible  Nautilus 
Quebec  Rattlesnake  Roebuck  Rose  Santa Margarita 
Seaflower  Spiteful  Tormentor  Ulysses  Vengeance 
Venom  Vesuvius  Veteran  Winchelsea  Woolwich 
Zebra         
         
 
This page last edited - 15 November, 2012.

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